Allen Ginsberg created the American Haiku. The traditional Haiku involves seventeen syllables down the page. The American Haiku is seventeen syllables across the page. A crimson world dances on the path of golden autumnal glory. Copyright 2022 Raelyn Pracht I created a new Author page on Facebook. Please visit and follow me at: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100087576815887 orContinue reading “AUTUMNAL GLORY: An American Haiku”
Chaos flows freely Teeming over the edges Reality ends Note: Yes, it is customary to write haiku’s based on nature, but I wanted to try something different. When I saw this photo, this is what came to mind.
My soul craves autumn Where colorful leaves abound Transporting me home
Summer moonlight glows Radiance ignites my soul Light shatters darkness
Silence of winter – a pause for meditation. My soul’s desire.
Waves crash icy shores, Snow holds tight the rocky cliffs, Sailors heed warning.
Morning symphony – His creation plays the songs, orchestrating life.
Artist of the stars, Love radiates from Heaven, Creation ignites.
After studying the Book of Jonah, I wondered if I could summarize the theme of the story in a Haiku. Here is my answer to that challenge: He stubbornly flees God relentlessly pursues Repentance begins Oh, how often I have run! I am thankful to have a God who is relentless in His love andContinue reading “JONAH: A HAIKU”
Snow floats down slowly as if it dances to its own symphony. Oversized flakes, wavering from their normal path, drift in the slight breeze and lay upon all they touch. It is more than snow I see through the window panes. It is hope. It is peace. Above all, it is a promise of better things,Continue reading “WINTER’S BREATH: A Haibun”